Summer holidays

Spring is officially here, which makes this the perfect time to start planning your summer holidays. These days it is possible to fly across the globe in just a few hours, which means that holidaymakers can go wherever their heart desires. Most international airlines accept credit cards and booking a flight to the destination of your dreams can be completed in a mere matter of minutes.

However, with the world at your fingertips, deciding where to go next can sometimes be a bit tricky. Ultimately, where you decide to spend your summer holiday will depend on your preferences as well as how long you want to go away for. Many people dream of spending their summer holiday relaxing on a tropical island and will want to check out options such as Koh Samed in Thailand and the enchanting island of Bali in Indonesia.

Other people enjoy spending time enjoying capital cities such as London, Paris, Rome and Bangkok. This vibrant cities offer a wide range of entertainment options such as world famous landmarks to explore, interesting and informative museums and plenty of places to shop, drink and dine. City breaks are ideal for people who can spare just two or three days for their holiday, while people who plan to be away a bit longer can combine a vibrant city break with spending a few days unwinding and soaking up the sun at a nearby beach resort.

People who are travelling with children and want to indulge in a spot of shopping during their holiday are sure to have fun on the island nation of Singapore. With numerous shopping malls and markets to be found in every part of the island, Singapore is a real shopper’s paradise, while the whole family is sure to have fun spending the day at the newly opened Universal Studios Singapore, which is just a short train ride away on Sentosa Island.

Some people like to remain active while they are away and will want to include the chance to take part in certain sports into their holiday itinerary. Trekking through the jungles of the Gentling Highlands in Malaysia is an unforgettable experience and a great way to get back to nature, while keen cyclists can also join a bicycle tour and follow the many mountain biking trails that run through this untamed and picturesque area.

For thrill seekers, arranging an adventure holiday is sure to be the most exciting option. The north of Thailand offer a wide range of adrenaline packed options such as white water rafting, bungee jumping and rock climbing are great ways to explore while having fun, while people who have a real head for heights can choose to go paragliding or embark on a zipline adventure through the treetops.

No matter what type of holiday you prefer, you are sure to find plenty of excellent options all over the world to suit your style. Making all the arrangements is easy for people who possess a leading credit card and the card of their choice can also be used to pay for things quickly and conveniently while they are away. The benefits do not stop there. Extra Asia Miles can be earned with certain credit cards like the Cathay Pacific credit card when you spend on in-flight sales purchases, Cathay Pacific flight bookings and/or Cathay Holidays. Also, look forward to complimentary Marco Polo Club membership.